Product Manager 1

Requisition ID 2024-13762
Posting Date 1 month ago(1/16/2024 10:46 AM)
Job Location(s)
Winston-Salem NC United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc - Bloomington
Product/Project Management


Assist in the development, and communication, of the global strategy for the assigned product line(s), and lead execution in alignment with specialty, division and company business goals, vision and strategy.


Manage total product life cycle (TPLC) of assigned product line(s) from idea inception to obsolescence.


  • Work closely with stakeholders within the Division, Marketing, company Functions, and Operational Units (including R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Engineering, Operations, and other groups) to implement the strategy for assigned product line(s) and ensure consistency in priorities, policies, compliance, processes, structure, and projects.
  • Manage the financial health of product line(s) by setting appropriate pricing thresholds, managing margins and cost improvement opportunities, in collaboration with commercial business and other company teams.
  • Responsible for the availability and efficiency of assigned product line(s) within the TPLC; collaborate with functional teams and contribute to developing product retirement strategies when necessary.
  • Demonstrate and maintain an extensive understanding of relevant market trends, including case volume, the regulatory environment, healthcare economics and the TPLC.
  • Develop and drive the product pipeline for assigned product line(s).
  • Collaborate with relevant internal and external stakeholders to identify and establish design input requirements, in collaboration with strategic marketing and R&D.
  • Responsible to develop and execute an annual strategy and plan for assigned product line(s) containing drivers, limiters, and enablers.
  • Lead and complete large and complex projects in a timely manner for planned and unplanned product specific events including, but not limited to, product launches, backorders and recalls, through collaboration with strategic marketing, , sales, commercial business, regulatory, R&D, and manufacturing.
  • Meet all deadlines for product related responsibilities such as business planning, product forecasts, etc.
  • Meet deadlines and complete administrative tasks such as expenses, training, reporting, policy acknowledgements, etc. in a timely manner.
  • Attend meetings with customers to understand needs, gain feedback and support the overall business.
  • Within scope of responsibility, ensure all quality, regulatory, compliance and product specific requirements are met.
  • Understand and be accountable for conducting Cook business with integrity and in compliance with applicable standards including Cook policies.



Required Experience:

College degree in related field and/or equivalent relevant experience.

At least 5 years relevant work experience, including but not limited to, product management, engineering, sales and/or marketing.

Advanced degree (Masters or MBA or equivalent) may reduce the years of experience requirement.

Demonstrated experience leading projects or initiatives.



Preferred Qualifications:

At least 5 years of experience in Product Management or equivalent in the medical device industry.

Models the company standards that others are expected to follow.

Demonstrates positive and constructive behaviors that drive team cooperation in achieving objectives.

Demonstrates excellent communication, leadership, and presentations skills.

Demonstrates the ability to think strategically.


Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Ability to travel internationally, domestically and weekends as needed up to 50%.

Work under general office environmental conditions.



Other Requirements:

Employee signs a non-competition and confidentiality agreements in relation to his/her

employment with Cook. Employee acts in compliance with company policies including but not

limited to, the Cook Employee Manual, Cook Code of Conduct, Cook Electronic Information

Policy, Product Complaints, United States HIPAA regulations and Cook Policy & Guidance on Interaction with

Healthcare Professionals.


*Hybrid work schedule. 


*United States candidates must be leagally authorized to be employed in the US.  Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) of this employment position.*


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